By Joyce Louise Rilett Wood

This learn argues that the gist and circulation of the prophecy within the e-book of Amos might be attributed to Amos himself, who composed a coherent cycle of poetry. His dire predictions got here after the autumn of Samaria yet sooner than the autumn of Jerusalem. Writing a century later, the writer of the booklet preserved yet up-to-date Amos' textual content by way of becoming it right into a constructing literary, historic and prophetic culture. Amos is used as a try case to teach that prophecy originated within the appearing arts yet was once later remodeled into heritage and biography. the unique prophecy is a music Amos recited at symposia or gala's. The book's curiosity specializes in the performer and his instances.

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420-27. 8. The traditional reading 'his compassion' fits other abstract terms ("BK 'his anger'; in~DI? 1 Ib). Cf. Michael Fishbane, 'The Treaty Background of Amos 1,11 and Related Matters', JBL 89 (1970), pp. 313-18; 'Additional Remarks on RHMYW Amos \M\JBL 91 (1972), pp. 391-93; Robert B. Coote, 'Amos 1:11: RHMYW, JBL 90 (1971), pp. 206-208. Cf. Paul Noble, 'Israel among the Nations', HBT15 (1993), pp. 56-82. 9. It has been argued that a numerical sequence in which the second number is one unit higher than the first number refers to an indefinite total (GKC, no.

Every addition has a context and contributes to the development of the book's argument. By relating the various sections of the running commentary we discover that the reviser is continually building up a consistent secondary argument that stands in tension with or opposition to the original version. Understanding the additions as simply the work of an editor does not do justice to the literary contribution of the reviser. The fact that whole sections of interpretation are added to produce a cumulative argument can only mean that the editor is an author.

Clp ^OirTN1? 39. The term tDp1? is a hapax legomenon. It appears in 'The Gezer Calendar' after the first season of sowing and stands for the months of late sowing or late spring growth. The Gezer agricultural year ends with Up and denotes the harvest of summer fruit: see ANET, p. 320. 40. Scholars recognize that jftp 'small' has other dimensions: Jacob is helpless, dependent, fragile, insignificant and vulnerable. But these meanings should be determined by the immediate or wider context of Amos and not by the usage of ] tap in other texts (Gen.

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